Raewyn Connell

Raewyn Connell is Professor Emerita, University of Sydney, and Life Member of the National Tertiary Education Union. She has taught in several countries and is a widely-cited sociological researcher. Her books include The Good University (Zed Books, 2019), Gênero em Termos Reais (Inversos, 2016), with Rebecca Pearse Gender in World Perspective (Polity, 2014), and Southern Theory (Polity, 2008). Her work has been translated into 19 languages. Raewyn has been active in the labour movement, the peace movement, and work for gender equality.

I start by reflecting on mainstream education for the human services, including my own education…